All Aboard! A Tiny Loft Once Owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

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A tiny, loft-style home once owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad in York Haven, PA, is this week’s most popular listing on Realtor.com®.

The historic, brick-front railroad depot has since been converted into a cozy single-family home. With just 722 square feet, the one-bedroom house sits on a generous 2.5-acre lot.

Other digs that drew your clicks include a Grecian-inspired castle in Nebraska, an affordable log cabin in New Hampshire, and a concrete fortress in Illinois.

For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, keep on scrolling.

10. 12400 Cedar St, Austin, TX

Price: $35,000,000
Why it’s here: 
This megamansion debuted on our Most Popular List over the spring, then was taken off the market shortly after. It’s back again, with a $10 million reduction.

Even at the lowered price, the 15,394-square-foot estate known as Villa Del Lago still holds the title of the most expensive listing in Austin. Located on 21 acres overlooking Lake Travis, the six-bedroom home features every luxury amenity, including a home theater, wine cellar, massage room, piano area, and primary suite with steam showers.

Also included in the staggering price are a negative-edge pool, cascading waterfalls, a fish pond, and a custom boathouse with two slips.

Austin, TX

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9. 626 Red Tail Ln, Ashland, NE

Price: $1,375,000
Why it’s here: 
It’s not every day you find a Grecian-inspired castle in the Midwest, but here is one with a recent $125,000 price reduction.

You can be the king or queen of this three-bedroom stone castle. It features a turret, three rounded towers, and a three-story spiral staircase surrounded by a stone wall.

Built in 2019, the 4,341-square-foot home has an elevator for easy access from the main level with a great room and stone fireplace to the second-level primary suite with a private two-tier balcony.

The 1-acre lot boasts rock walls and water features, along with a boat dock with two mechanical lifts.

Ashland, NE

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8. 24503 Chris Dr, Evergreen, CO 

Price: $24,799,000
Why it’s here: 
From the mountain views to the 75-acre lot to the 50,275 square feet of living space, everything about this jaw-dropper is over-the-top opulent.

Built in 2004, the six-bedroom estate was designed according to the principles of feng shui.

The luxurious space features floor-to-ceiling windows, built-in aquariums, and a chef’s kitchen with two islands. A primary suite has a built-in bed, gas fireplace, and jetted tub where you can soak in the views.

It also comes with a spectacular home theater, wine room, beauty salon, and indoor pool with a waterfall and palm trees. An eye-popping, 27,000-square-foot auto showroom includes a one-bedroom caretaker space.

Evergreen, CO

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7. 4626 French Rd, Knoxville, TN

Price: $700,000
Why it’s here: 
Overlooking the French Broad River, this four-bedroom retreat sits on 8 acres of privacy.

Built in 2002, the 3,003-square-foot home offers direct lake access. A country kitchen features a large island with a cooktop and sink. The sunlit family room has sliders, which open to the wraparound deck. Upstairs, an enormous primary suite features a cathedral ceiling, a fireplace, double closets, and a safe.

Potential buyers should note the chicken coop comes with the sale.

Knoxville, TN

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6. 20 Granite Ledge Rd, Thornton, NH

Price: $300,000
Why it’s here: 
This affordable log cabin features a deck with access to a workshop above the one-car garage.

Tucked away on an acre lot, the two-bedroom home features a skylit kitchen with a wood island and built-in shelving. There is a wood stove in the living area for the chilly New England nights.

The house was built in 1969 and offers 1,375 square feet of living space. It comes with a greenhouse area for budding gardeners.

Thornton, NH

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5. 20541 NE 150th St, Woodinville, WA

Price: $1,299,000
Why it’s here: 
Built in 1986, this Cape Codder was recently updated.

The open floor plan of the three-bedroom house features a sitting room with a bay window, a cozy living room with a fireplace, and an enormous kitchen with a dining nook and double-wall ovens.

Upstairs, the brand-new primary suite has a sitting room, two closets, and a gorgeous bathroom with a soaking tub.

A breezeway connects the 2,170-square-foot home to a two-car garage.

Woodinville, WA

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4. 4909 Deep Branch Rd, Pembroke, NC

Price: $3,300,000
Why it’s here: 
This riverfront French country manor sits on a majestic 73 acres of natural beauty.

From the cherry hardwood floors to the 26-foot ceiling in the family room, the 8,593-square-foot floor plan features many luxe finishes. Built in 2008 and overlooking the Lumber River, the five-bedroom house flaunts a Mediterranean flair with its curved staircase, four fireplaces with ornate detailing, and palatial primary suite.

The backyard oasis boasts a heated pool and spa, a pool house with a built-in grill, and a three-bedroom guesthouse.

Pembroke, NC

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3. 9111 W 126th St, Palos Park, IL

Price: $1,000,000
Why it’s here: 
Built in 2008, this concrete fortress has been on and off the market since 2009, when it originally debuted for $3,700,000.

The stark, 4,722-square-foot residence offers five bedrooms, four fireplaces, a wine cellar, and wet and dry steam rooms. You can take in views of the forest preserve from the wraparound deck.

The 0.8-acre wooded lot comes with a heated garage, which can hold four cars.

Palos Park, IL

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2. 7638 Hall Rd, Cleveland, NY

Price: $420,000
Why it’s here: 
This 4,686-square-foot log home is an equestrian lover’s dream, with its 11-stall barn and many acres to roam.

The five-bedroom home features exposed wood logs and a two-story living area. The primary suite comes with an enormous private deck. The front and back porches run the length of the house, and you can take in views of the 11.5-acre property from there.

There’s also a hot tub located behind the two-stall garage.

Cleveland, NY

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1. 479 River Rd, York Haven, PA 

Price: $144,900
Why it’s here: 
Now’s your chance to own a piece of history in the Keystone State. This affordable little loft was once owned by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

A former railroad depot, it was converted into a one-bedroom home and enjoys views of the Susquehanna River. Recently renovated, the 722-square-foot home boasts a stone interior wall, a spiral staircase, and a bedroom loft.

The 2.5-acre property comes with three sheds, a pavilion, and a basketball court.

York Haven, PA

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